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US, World’s Leading Human Rights Abuser Both at Home, Abroad: American Analyst

US, World’s Leading Human Rights Abuser Both at Home, Abroad: American Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An American political analyst said the US is the world’s leading human rights abuser both at home and abroad. “America by far is the world’s leading human rights abuser at home and abroad, responsible for more high crimes of war and against humanity than any other nation in history - countless tens of millions of lives lost by its rage for dominance...

Israel's Shimon Peres Dies at 93

Israel's Shimon Peres Dies at 93

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Shimon Peres, one of the founders of Israel who presided over the bombing of refugees at a UN compound in Lebanon, died at a hospital in Tel Aviv on Wednesday morning two weeks after suffering a stroke. He was 93. Peres suffered a stroke on Sept. 13 and was put in a medically induced coma. In a career spanning nearly seven decades, Peres, 93, served in a dozen cabinets...

Moscow Makes Public Full Text of Russia-US Deal on Syria

Moscow Makes Public Full Text of Russia-US Deal on Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Moscow made public the full text of the Russia-US deal on Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday. The text of the agreement was published on the site of the Russian Foreign Ministry. According to the Russia-US deal on Syria, force can be used for self-defense during the ceasefire, while airstrikes use of mortars and rockets, as well as the capture...

Resistance Forces Launch Operation in Eastern Aleppo

Resistance Forces Launch Operation in Eastern Aleppo

DAMASCUS (Press Shia Agency) – Syria’s resistance forces launched a large-scale offensive on Tuesday to retake more neighborhoods in the eastern parts of Aleppo from terrorist groups. The ground operation, which has been organized in four main routes to Aleppo’s eastern areas, is being supported by heavy aerial strikes on terrorist strongholds. In the meantime, safe passages have been...

Wahhabism Even More Evil than Israel: Hezbollah Chief Nasrallah

Wahhabism Even More Evil than Israel: Hezbollah Chief Nasrallah

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The secretary general of the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah, says he considers the radical ideology of Wahhabism to be even more pernicious than the Zionist Israeli regime. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made the remark during his annual meeting with Muslim eulogists and the people responsible for commemoration mourning ceremonies during the Lunar month of...

Triple Bomb Blasts Tear through Baghdad's Shiite Neighborhoods

Triple Bomb Blasts Tear through Baghdad's Shiite Neighborhoods

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A series of bomb blasts killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 50 others in Iraq's capital on Tuesday morning. One of the explosions targeted a commercial street in the al-Jadida area of eastern Baghdad, officials said. "A suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt blew himself up this morning near a popular market in the Baghdad Jadida district, east of...

Jordanian Writer Hattar Assassinated for Criticism of Saudis: Analyst

Jordanian Writer Hattar Assassinated for Criticism of Saudis: Analyst

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was assassinated for political reasons, not for alleged insult to Islam, a Lebanese political expert said, adding that the Christian journalist was killed by a Salafi assailant just for criticism of the Saudi policies, Wahhabism and Israel. A review of Nahed Hattar’s life reveals that the Jordanian writer and journalist...

Last Group of Rebels Evacuated from Neighborhood in Syria’s Homs

Last Group of Rebels Evacuated from Neighborhood in Syria’s Homs

DAMASCUS (Press Shia Agency) – The first phase of a recent deal between Syria’s Army and terrorist groups on a ceasefire in al-Waer neighborhood in the city of Homs was implemented with the evacuation of the last group of armed rebels from the area to the northwestern province of Idlib. On Monday, a group of 131 armed militants and 119 of their family members left al-Waer on green buses and...

Charlotte Protesters Demand Mayor's Resignation over Black Man's Slaying

Charlotte Protesters Demand Mayor's Resignation over Black Man's Slaying

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Dozens of protesters took their fight for racial equality in policing to the heart of Charlotte's power structure on Monday, demanding the resignations of the mayor, police chief, and lawmakers in the wake of the police slaying of a black man. Residents and activists, many of whom have participated in street demonstrations every day since the death of Keith...

Troubled Lawyer Shoots Nine in Houston before Being Killed by Police

Troubled Lawyer Shoots Nine in Houston before Being Killed by Police

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A troubled lawyer opened fire on morning commuters in Houston on Monday, injuring at least nine people before being fatally shot by US police, authorities said. Six victims were taken to hospitals and three were treated at the scene after being shot at while inside their vehicles in the wealthy neighborhood of West University Place, acting Houston Police Chief Martha...